Love is something all humans desire. I've never known anyone who didn't yearn to meet the someone(s) who totally got them. So what's with dissing stories about people who love?
In a city where there are millions of people who can cross your path at any moment, I can't help but feel extremely lonely sometimes. To feel alone would be one thing, but to feel lonely holds a much different set of emotions. I yearn for the companionship of someone who likes me, and maybe even loves me.
When I set out to write The Brick Yard, I had no idea of the journey I was about to begin. I knew I wanted the story to be about more than the world of Mixed Martial Arts fighting.
For everyone's sake, it's long past time to stop claiming that right-wing Christian revulsion in response to same-sex romantic love has anything to do with the Bible. Nothing in scriptures prohibits a kiss between two men.
Unlike my main character in Legally Wed, I did not come up with the idea one drunken night. For a young man growing up in the 1970s, the road to fulfillment was through marriage to a woman. When I married the female love of my life, there was no other road open.
Gays also are hopelessly romantic and dream of the perfect guy. We want him so much that we end up being never content with the ones we meet. Thinking that there must be another one to come, we tend to spend little effort on the relationships that are actually in our grasp.
Many people have asked what makes my relationship with Paul so amazing and I tell them it's because we never fight. That's not entirely true, we rarely fight.
One morning I awake to a friend's text message: "You're going to flip shit when you check your newsfeed." I immediately know what to expect, and my suspicions are instantly confirmed. I always knew this day would come. Matt and Liz are engaged.